The best known #5 for the Green Bay Packers was Paul Hornung, "The Golden Boy". Hornung was drafted by the Packers out of Notre Dame in 1957 and is best remembered as an explosive running back--but he was also a placekicker with the Packers. He was a key part of most of the Vince Lombardi-coached Packer teams and is enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Jeff garcia wore it for awile so did mcnabb
Paul Hornung, "The Golden Boy"
Burress Wore 17
Zeke Mowatt, for one.
Rodney Hampton, and Steve Thurlow are former starting running backs who wore number 27 for the Giants. Present starting running back (as of 2007) Brandon Jacobs now wears this number for the Giants.
Mel Ott wore number 4 for the New York Giants baseball team. His number was retired in 1948.
Ruben Sierra wore number 24 on his jersey for the New York Yankees. Ruben Sierra wore number 24 on his jersey for the New York Yankees.
Bobby Duhon, a running back in the late 1960's and early 1970's wore number 28 for the Giants. In 1965-1967, defensive back Henry Carr, a former Olympic Gold Medal sprinter, wore the same number for the Giants.
In 1990, wide receiver Mark Ingram wore the #82 for the NY Giants.
Ernie Wheelwright, a reserve fullback for the Giants in 1964 and 1965, wore number 30.
Pitcher Manny Aybar wore No. 64 during the 2002 season.
if you are doing the crossword puzzle, it is the SF Giants and it was Mel Ott.